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Griffo Says Budget Agreement is Fiscally Responsible

State Budget Addresses NY’s Top Priority

Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R-C-IP, Rome) said the budget compromise unveiled in Albany fulfils a promise made to the people of the 47th District and all of New York to make fiscal responsibility the top issue in Albany.

“No one enjoys passing a budget that makes painful cuts, but this was a hard dose of fiscal reality that was necessary,” Griffo said. “For agencies looking for money, this will not be a good budget. For taxpayers wondering if the state has heard their voices, it’s an encouraging sign.”


Griffo Says Adopted State Budget is First of More Challenges To Com

Griffo: Hard work not over with budget passage


Griffo Reports that Restoration of Tug Hill Commission in Final Budget

Griffo Reports Restoration of Tug Hill Commission in Final Budget Agreement Senator Confident that Review of Commission will confirm its continued need


Griffo Gets $600K for Oneida County 911

Griffo Secures $600,000 to Assist Oneida County with 911 Emergency Services Consolidation


Griffo Tapped for Key Policy Committee

Griffo Tapped to Join Key Policy Committee


Griffo Bill to Push Accountability Website Passes Senate

Senate Passes Legislation to Establish WebsiteWebsite Would Increase Accountability of State Government Agencies

The New York State Senate today passed legislation (S.3657), sponsored by Senator Joseph Griffo (R-C-IP, Rome) to create a new website,, that would enable the public to review the performance of government programs to see how effectively agencies are spending tax dollars. People visiting the site could also submit their own suggestions and recommendations on how to stop government waste and reduce State spending.


Griffo-Backed Ethics Reform Measure Passes Both Houses

Griffo: Ethics Reform Bill Caps Multi-Year Effort to Change Albany’s Way

(Albany) - Calling Senate passage of the Public Integrity Reform Act of 2011 a major step forward after his many years of working to overhaul Albany’s broke